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WHO Experts Head to Shanghai to Examine SARS Cases

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WHO Experts Head to Shanghai to Examine SARS Cases

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WHO Experts Head to Shanghai to Examine SARS Cases

WHO Experts Head to Shanghai to Examine SARS Cases

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China's health minister and the mayor of Beijing are fired for negligence after the government reports a tenfold jump in the number of SARS cases in Beijing. Meanwhile, the government cancels the weeklong May Day holiday to discourage people from traveling, and doctors with the World Health Organization arrive in Shanghai to investigate the disease. Hear NPR's Rob Gifford.

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